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Next Apple iPad Pro: What's the story so far?

Next Apple iPad Pro: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The latest Apple iPhones have now been announced and are now available to buy, including the premium iPhone X model that ditches the TouchID home button in favour of FaceID. With the phones out of the way though, the spotlight has turned to the next... Read more

Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple

Best Apple Black Friday deals: Get money off Mac, iPad, Watch with KRCS, gift cards from Apple

By Rik Henderson

Apple's Black Friday event doesn't offer money off products, but in the US and UK it is giving away gift cards with weighty values on purchases.You can get a gift card worth up to £120/$150 when you purchase certain Apple items today, 24 November, redeemable... Read more

Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID

Apple's 2018 iPad might ditch the home button in favour of Face ID

By Elyse Betters

Apple is working on a new iPad that will include Face ID.The company plans to ditch the device’s home button and will instead incorporate the new Face ID system currently found on the iPhone X. According to Bloomberg, the new iPad will have a display... Read more

iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPad: Multitasking machine

iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPad: Multitasking machine

By Cam Bunton

iOS 11 has been unleashed, and while most users will experience it primarily on iPhone, the iPad gets it too, and arguably gets more out of the software update than an iPhone will.  iOS 11 review: Exploring the cool new features coming to your iPhone... Read more

iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report

iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report

By Rik Henderson

Apple's next refresh of its iPad Pro tablet line-up will be next to get Face ID technology, it is claimed.Trusted market analyst, Ming Chi-Kuo of KGI Securities is confident that new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, likely to come next summer,... Read more

What is Apple's True Tone display?

What is Apple's True Tone display?

By Elyse Betters

At its 12 September event, Apple took the wraps off two new iPhone series: iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. All three devices come with True Tone display, a technology which first made its appearance on iPad Pro. It works a lot like the white-balance-compensating... Read more

7 Apple iPad features for students when iOS 11 arrives

7 Apple iPad features for students when iOS 11 arrives

By Elyse Betters

Apple's iOS 11 software is proving to be a major update.We've already detailed 11 new features included in the update, as well as other features Apple hasn't announced yet. We've even shown you demos of ARKit, Apple's AR platform, which is made its debut... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro 10.5: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple officially revealed several new products during its WWDC developer conference in June, one of which was a new iPad Pro, while another was the larger iPad Pro with updated specs. There was also a Siri speaker - called HomePod - announced, but that's... Read more

Apple introduces a new iPad Pro with a larger 10.5-inch screen

Apple introduces a new iPad Pro with a larger 10.5-inch screen

By Elyse Betters

Apple has kicked off WWDC 2017, where it just announced a slew of updates to its products, such as a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro.This iPad follows another new iPad from earlier this year. Called iPad, that device is 9.7 inches. It replaced the iPad Air 2 and... Read more

Don't expect an iPad Mini 5: Apple might 'phase out' its smallest tablet

Don't expect an iPad Mini 5: Apple might 'phase out' its smallest tablet

By Elyse Betters

The iPad Mini line might soon be no more.The last iPad Mini, the iPad Mini 4, was announced along with the iPad Pro in late 2015. And then, this spring, Apple upgraded it slightly with increased storage. That means we are way over due for a refresh.... Read more

iPad Pro 10.5-inch could be launched in June following case leak

iPad Pro 10.5-inch could be launched in June following case leak

By Max Langridge

The much-rumoured 10.5-inch iPad Pro may be unveiled in June if a leaked stock system document showing upcoming cases for it is to be believed.The leaked stock report is allegedly from an Apple Authorised Reseller, and subsequently shared with 9to5Mac,... Read more

New Apple iPad (2017) vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

New Apple iPad (2017) vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

By Max Langridge

Apple quietly released a new iPad in March 2017, simply called iPad. The new model replaces the iPad Air 2 as Apple's standard tablet offering, sitting above the iPad mini 4 and below the two iPad Pro models.The iPad Air 2 might have been discontinued... Read more

Apple introduces new 9.7in iPad, drops the Air moniker

Apple introduces new 9.7in iPad, drops the Air moniker

By Max Langridge

Apple has quietly introduced a new iPad model to its online store, alongside a new (Product)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The new iPad, simply called iPad, replaces the Air 2 and retains the 9.7-inch screen. Apple iPad Air 2 review: Lighter, faster,... Read more

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

By Elyse Betters

Is Apple about to introduce new iPads? According to one report, it's at least testing new models in California.Mobile marketing firm Fiksu (via TechCrunch) noticed new models being tested in Cupertino, California, as well as in other nearby locations,... Read more

Apple could unveil three new iPads in April at new spaceship campus

Apple could unveil three new iPads in April at new spaceship campus

By Elyse Betters

Will Apple hold a special event this spring? At least one report says yes.Apple is rumoured to be developing three new iPad models that will release in 2017, including a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad model, a refreshed 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and an entirely new... Read more

iPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

iPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

By Rik Henderson

It has long been rumoured that Apple will refresh its iPad line this spring. Several reports have suggested that the Cupertino firm could even announce iPad Pro 2 - in 12.9 and all-new 10.5-inch sizes - this March, alongside a new 9.7-inch iPad Air and... Read more

New 10.9-inch Apple iPad might ditch Home button, have slim bezels

New 10.9-inch Apple iPad might ditch Home button, have slim bezels

By Elyse Betters

Apple is thought to be working on a new iPad Pro, or maybe updating its iPad range for early next year, and a new report has indicated the new tablet will ditch the Home button.Ah, that old rumour. It seems like for the last couple years we have heard... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 tipped for early 2017, could have A10X processor

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 tipped for early 2017, could have A10X processor

By Rik Henderson

Apple is said to be preparing an all-new size for its iPad range. A 10.5-inch iPad Pro is rumoured for release in the first quarter of 2017.At present, Apple has the 7.9-inch iPad mini 4, plus 9.7- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets. The 9.7-inch iPad Air... Read more

Apple might introduce three new iPad Pro models next spring

Apple might introduce three new iPad Pro models next spring

By Elyse Betters

Apple will reportedly update its iPad Pro range with new models in early 2017.Japanese blog Mac Otakara has claimed Apple will ship three new iPad Pro models next spring in 7.9-inch, 9.7-inch, and 10.1-inch sizes. The report cited "reliable sources"... Read more

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

By Elyse Betters

Apple sees a lot of potential in its Pencil stylus.The Apple Pencil is a stylus pen that debuted alongside the iPad Pro last November. It's a basic input device, even though it can detect angles, pressure sensitivity, and force, allowing you to apply... Read more

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

By Stuart Miles

As the model in front of us drops her dressing gown to reveal her naked body, we realise the enormity of what we are about to do. We've drawn before, the odd doodle here and there, but never at a life-drawing class, and certainly not in the famous Life... Read more

Next Apple Pencil could have swappable tips and even Touch ID

Next Apple Pencil could have swappable tips and even Touch ID

By Elyse Betters

Apple could make the next version of Pencil really, really cool.The Apple Pencil is a stylus pen that debuted alongside the iPad Pro in November. It's a pretty basic input device even though it can detect angles, pressure sensitivity, and force, allowing... Read more

Fast charge your iPad Pro using USB-C adapter, charge from 12-inch MacBook with new Lightning cable

Fast charge your iPad Pro using USB-C adapter, charge from 12-inch MacBook with new Lightning cable

By Luke Edwards

Apple has not only announced a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro but it's also introduced a new way to charge the iPad Pro faster. Plus there's now a way to siphon power from a 12-inch MacBook to charge up an iPad or iPhone on the move.The new 29W USB-C power adapter... Read more

See Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch and more in official videos from March event

See Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch and more in official videos from March event

By Elyse Betters

Apple has just finished holding its now-annual spring event in California, where it announced a number of new products, including a budget iPhone, more portable iPad Pro, and a price drop for the Apple Watch.You can watch the entire show unfold for yourself... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

By Rik Henderson

Although an iPad Air 3 was rumoured throughout the build up to Apple's 21 March unveiling, it turns out that although much of the speculation was correct in the features the new iPad would offer, the name wasn't.Instead, Apple has simply called its new... Read more

Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro with Retina display announced, preorder 24 March

Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro with Retina display announced, preorder 24 March

By Elyse Betters

Apple is now holding its spring event in California - where it just announced the "second member of the iPad Pro family".Phil Schiller, the the senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, took the stage to unveil a follow-up to the monster... Read more

New Apple iPad Pro will be most expensive 9.7-inch iPad yet at $599

New Apple iPad Pro will be most expensive 9.7-inch iPad yet at $599

By Luke Edwards

Apple is due to host an event on Monday 21 March where it's expected to take the wraps off a new iPad. It now looks like we'll see a smaller iPad Pro that's priced at $100 more than the iPad Air 2, placing it at $599. That will make it the priciest iPad... Read more

Apple likely won't launch iPad Air 3 but rather smaller iPad Pro in March

Apple likely won't launch iPad Air 3 but rather smaller iPad Pro in March

By Elyse Betters

Apple isn't introducing an iPad Air 3 at it's yet-to-be-confirmed March event.According to 9to5Mac, Apple will unveil a 9.7-inch iPad, but it'll be branded as iPad Pro rather than iPad Air 3. Sort of how the MacBook Pro line comes in 13-inch and 15-inch... Read more

iPad Air 3 to borrow iPad Pro features, according to leaked pic

iPad Air 3 to borrow iPad Pro features, according to leaked pic

By Rik Henderson

As we head closer to a heavily tipped Apple launch event in mid-March, the rumour mill is getting into overdrive.There has been plenty of talk about a new, smaller iPhone, but the most likely announcement that many are citing will be of a refreshed iPad... Read more

Apple iPadBook not in the pipeline: Tim Cook explains why the iPad and MacBook will never collide

Apple iPadBook not in the pipeline: Tim Cook explains why the iPad and MacBook will never collide

By Rik Henderson

With the iPad Pro now on sale, Tim Cook has revealed that Apple considers it to be the best solution for creatives and business customers who require a touchscreen. Tablets and laptops are different categories, he claims, and his company has no plans... Read more

Apple iPad Pro: When and where can you buy it?

Apple iPad Pro: When and where can you buy it?

By Elyse Betters

Apple's mighty iPad Pro is finally available to buy.The 12.9-inch tablet and its new accessories are available to order online from Wednesday 11 November with shop appearances later in the week. Wednesday also happens to be Singles Day in China (the... Read more

Apple iPad Pro release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Elyse Betters

With the tablet market in decline, Apple had to get creative. It therefore introduced a new iPad that offers something different.During the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus event in September 2015, the company launched its most powerful and priciest iPad... Read more

iPad mini 4 teardown: Double RAM, but guess how Apple made it so thin? Smaller battery and more

iPad mini 4 teardown: Double RAM, but guess how Apple made it so thin? Smaller battery and more

By Luke Edwards

The Apple iPad mini 4 has been torn part from part in the inevitable teardown from the guys over at iFixit. As ever they've made some interesting discoveries.The iPad mini 4 is thinner than its predecessor at 6.1mm rather than 7.5mm. One of the reasons... Read more

5 things you can do on the Apple iPad Pro

5 things you can do on the Apple iPad Pro

By Luke Edwards

Apple has unveiled its largest and most advanced iPad yet in the iPad Pro. But it's not just about size and smarts, there are other brand new features too.So are these new features, including Apple's first Stylus and official keyboard case, enough to... Read more

Apple iPad Pro unveiled as the company's biggest iPad ever

Apple iPad Pro unveiled as the company's biggest iPad ever

By Luke Edwards

Apple has at last unveiled it iPad Pro, the biggest iPad yet at 12.9-inch.This is the most powerful iOS device yet at 1.8 times faster than the iPad Air 2. The 64-bit A9X offers double the graphics speed as well as double read and write speed to storage.... Read more

iOS 9 for iPad gets extra features: QuickType, multitasking split view windows and more

iOS 9 for iPad gets extra features: QuickType, multitasking split view windows and more

By Rik Henderson

While demonstrating some of the new features coming to its mobile operating system, iOS, Apple has shown some functionality that's coming exclusively to iPad.The iPad version of iOS 9 will not only have the same updated Siri and search services as coming... Read more

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

By Luke Edwards

Apple has long been rumoured to release a larger 12-inch iPad Pro tablet with nothing appearing for a while, until now. A recent leak shows off an early render of the tablet making it the largest Apple has ever made.The iPad Pro is expected to receive... Read more

Apple and IBM team up to help the elderly in Japan with tailored iPads

Apple and IBM team up to help the elderly in Japan with tailored iPads

By Elyse Betters

Expanding on its year-old partnership with IBM, Apple has announced it'll once again work with IBM, but this time the two companies are getting ready to launch custom iPads for elderly.Both companies revealed last year they planned to transform the enterprise... Read more

Apple iPad mini 4 spotted in the wild, is this hands-on video the real deal?

Apple iPad mini 4 spotted in the wild, is this hands-on video the real deal?

By Luke Edwards

The Apple iPad mini 4 may have leaked online in a video showing off the new tablet's casing.The iPad mini 4 housing video appeared from serial leakster @upleaks. He claims the leak comes from one of his most reliable sources.Apple unveiled the iPad mini... Read more

Larger 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro delayed until September

Larger 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro delayed until September

By Luke Edwards

Apple is reportedly planning to release a larger 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but not as soon as expected with delays expected to result in a September release.According to sources of Bloomberg, described as familiar with Apple's plans, the company is making... Read more

Turn your iPad into R2-D2 with the HC Tablet holographic projector: 'Help me Obi-Wan...'

Turn your iPad into R2-D2 with the HC Tablet holographic projector: 'Help me Obi-Wan...'

By Rik Henderson

Fancy turning your iPad into a holographic projector, seemingly able to float animated images in mid-air? You can with the HC Tablet device devised by hologram specialist Holocube.Designed for use with an iPad Air 2, the HC Tablet is a case-like attachment... Read more

Tactus' Phorm case magically makes physical keyboard bubbles appear on your iPad mini screen

Tactus' Phorm case magically makes physical keyboard bubbles appear on your iPad mini screen

By Elyse Betters

There's a new iPad mini keyboard case available that's unlike anything you've ever used. It allows physical keyboard bubbles to morph and surface on your touchscreen when you need to type.The case is called Phorm, and it's from Tactus Technology. There... Read more

How will a 12-inch iPad Air Plus stack up against the rest of the Apple family?

How will a 12-inch iPad Air Plus stack up against the rest of the Apple family?

By Rik Henderson

Apple has been said to be building a larger, pro version of the iPad for more than a year now and it failed to materialise at the company's last unveiling event of the year. However, last week an unconfirmed blueprint of a 12.2-inch device was "leaked"... Read more

Apple iPad family photo: Just how skinny is the iPad Air 2?

Apple iPad family photo: Just how skinny is the iPad Air 2?

By Stuart Miles

The Apple iPad Air 2 has gone on sale in the UK and thousands of customers will be either upgrading or getting into the world of iPad for the first time.Apple has come along way since the launch of the first iPad in 2010 creating a device today that is... Read more

Apple and John Lewis stores to sell new iPads tomorrow in UK

Apple and John Lewis stores to sell new iPads tomorrow in UK

By Elyse Betters

Apple's latest iPads will go on sale tomorrow in the UK at both Apple and John Lewis stores.Apple has confirmed to Pocket-lint it will launch the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 on 22 October in the UK, allowing Brits to purchase the new tablets at stores.... Read more

Apple SIM is a pick-and-mix pre-installed SIM for the new iPad

Apple SIM is a pick-and-mix pre-installed SIM for the new iPad

By Chris Hall

Lurking in the wireless details for the newly-announced iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 is reference to the Apple SIM, not mentioned at the announcement of Apple's new tablets.The description reads as follows:"The Apple SIM gives you the flexibility to choose... Read more

iPad mini 3 updated with Touch ID sensor, pre-orders start tomorrow-

iPad mini 3 updated with Touch ID sensor, pre-orders start tomorrow-

By Elyse Betters

Apple is holding an event in Cupertino, where it just unveiled an update to the iPad mini with Retina display: iPad mini 3.The iPad mini 3 most notably comes with a Touch ID sensor. Other features that Apple highlighted include a 7.9-inch Retina display,... Read more

iPad Air 2 unveiled, thinner than ever and with an A8X processor

iPad Air 2 unveiled, thinner than ever and with an A8X processor

By Rik Henderson

Apple has officially announced its new iPad Air (not leaked as it did the other day). The iPad Air 2 is similar in visible design to the last generation, but has several new features that take the story on that bit further.CEO Tim Cook revealed that the... Read more